Affordable Housing In Robertson County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Robertson County

Robertson Square Apartments

101 Walnut St
Mount Olivet, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Robertson County, Kentucky

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Robertson County, Kentucky

Housing Authority Programs
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Robertson County, Kentucky

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Robertson County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Robertson County, Kentucky

Robertson County features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Robertson County, Kentucky

There are 114 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Robertson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Robertson County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Robertson County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Robertson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Robertson County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $607 and $741.

2022 Robertson County, Kentucky Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Robertson County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $512 $674 $833 $914
Robertson County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $461 to $563 $607 to $741 $750 to $916 $823 to $1,005

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Robertson County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $31,741 ±$3,839
Median Rent $539 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.67% ± 11.45pp
Total Population 2,208

Population and Household Demographics

Robertson County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 2,208. There are 930 households in the county with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 20.97% of households in Robertson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Robertson County

The median gross income for households in Robertson County is $31,741 a year, or $2,645 a month. The median rent for the county is $539 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Robertson County, a household making less than $1,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Robertson County.

Area Median Income In Robertson County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Robertson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,100

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Robertson County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Robertson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Robertson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,300 $32,550 $34,800 $37,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Robertson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,650 $22,450 $25,250 $28,050 $30,300 $32,550 $34,800 $37,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Robertson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,450 $35,950 $40,450 $44,900 $48,500 $52,100 $55,700 $59,300

Cities In Robertson County

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City Served By
Mount Olivet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Olivet is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.